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Program B: Louisiana Music Commission

Program Authorization: 25:315-317

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Louisiana Music Commission is to promote and develop Louisiana’s popular, commercial music and related industries to produce the highest possible economic and cultural benefit for the people in Louisiana.

The goals of the Louisiana Music Commission are:

1. Maximize the economic impact of the Louisiana music industry.

2. Provide reference and technical assistance to Louisiana's music industry.

3. Preserve Louisiana's culturally diverse musical legacies.

The Louisiana Music Commission develops and implements programs affecting diverse music-related areas such as: marketing Louisiana music resources; creating networking opportunities for the Louisiana music industry; serving as a reference resource to Louisiana's music resources; providing technical assistance to Louisiana music professionals; developing initiatives for live music, education, business infrastructure, broadcasting and production; and serving as a liaison to the international press for Louisiana's music industry. The LMC also is responsible for: (1) developing a marketing plan for the promotion of Louisiana music resources; (2) developing education plans to preserve our musical legacies; (3) assisting with workforce development, broadcasting and multimedia initiatives, and, (4) to implement general business initiatives to maximize the economic impact of the Louisiana music industry.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

The Music Commission program is funded with General Fund Direct.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$298,742

$298,742

3

 

ACT 19 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$298,742

$298,742

3

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET - November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$770

$770

 

 

Annualization of FY 1998 - 1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$259

$259

 

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 - 2000

$10,670

$10,670

0

 

Salary Base Adjustment

($115)

($115)

0

 

Attrition Adjustment

 

 

 

 

 

$310,326

$310,326

3

 

GRAND TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$11,584

$11,584

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDATION AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 103.9% of the existing operating budget. It represents 98.7% of the total request ($314,527) for this program. At this level of funding, this program will be able to provide approximately the same level of services.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$97,182

 

Development of brochures, public service announcement for radio and television, print advertisement layouts and for economic impact surveys.

 

 

 

$97,182

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

 

OTHER CHARGES

$32,516

 

Special Marketing Activities - to provide for group activities, prospects, special ceremonies, and activities to promote economic and commercial success, and stimulate national and international interest in the Louisiana music industry

 

 

 

$32,516

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

This program does not have funding for Acquisitions and Major Repairs for Fiscal Year 1999-2000.


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